With an operating loss expected this year, Ford is preparing to cut about 1000 salaried jobs in North America in search of cost savings in the local market. On Monday, people familiar with the situation, who declined to be named, said the layoffs were aimed at improving the car manufacturer’s efficiency and had nothing to do with the rising costs caused by the new crown epidemic. Ford could announce the news as early as this week, people familiar with the matter said. < / P > < p > Ford is in full swing restructuring, trying to reverse the downward trend in profits and achieve CEO Jim Hackett’s financial “health” goals. The company is expected to report its first full year operating loss in a decade. < p > < p > last year, Ford’s loss making European business closed several factories and laid off thousands of employees. In the first round of global restructuring last year, the company eliminated 7000 salaried jobs worldwide. This is expected to save the company $600 million a year. By the end of 2019, the automaker has 190000 employees worldwide. After 12 years, “world class Super project” Shantou Bay Tunnel ushers in a historic breakthrough today